459. Father, We Praise Thee

1 Father, we praise Thee, now the night is over;
Active and watchful, stand we all before Thee;
Singing, we offer, prayer and meditation:
Thus we adore Thee.

2 Monarch of all things, fit us for Thy mansions;
Banish our weakness, health and wholeness sending;
Bring us to heaven, where Thy saints united
Joy without ending.

3 All holy Father, Son and equal Spirit,
Trinity bless├Ęd, send us Thy salvation;
Thine is the glory, gleaming and resounding
Through all creation.

Text Information
First Line: Father, we praise Thee, now the night is over
Title: Father, We Praise Thee
Original Language: Latin
Author (attr.): Gregory the Great
Translator: Percy Dearmer (1906)
Meter: 11.11.11.5
Language: English
Publication Date: 1990
Topic: Morning and Opening Hymns
Tune Information
Name: CHRISTE SANCTORUM
Harmonizer: David Evans (1927)
Meter: 11.11.11.5
Key: D Major
Copyright: Harmonization from the Revised Church Hymnary 1927. Used by permission of Oxford University Press.



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